Books, book chapters, publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and reports by the Marine Conservation Ecology Lab

Reports submitted to international scientific committees and governments
Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
Books and book chapters

Books and book chapters

KISZKA, J., QUOD, J.-P. & BERGGREN, P., 2016. Sharks and rays: a field guide to common elasmobranchs of East Africa. Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA). 200p.
KISZKA, J. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2018. Aerial survey methods to assess the distribution, abundance and behavior of sharks and rays. Shark Research: Emerging Technologies for the Field and Laboratory (Eds. J. Carrier, M.R. Heithaus & C.A. Simpfendorfer), CRC Marine Biology Series, pp. 71-82.
HEITHAUS, M.R., DILL, L. & KISZKA, J., 2017. Foraging strategies and tactics. In B. Wursig, H.G.M. Thewissen & K.M. Kovacs, eds. The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, third Edition. Academic Press.
KISZKA, J., 2015. Marine mammals: a review of status, distribution and interaction with fisheries in the Southwest Indian Ocean.Chapter 8: 303-323. In: Van der Elst RP and Everett BI. 2015. (eds). Offshore fisheries of the Southwest Indian Ocean: their status and the impact on vulnerable species. Oceanographic Research Institute, Special Publication, 10. 448pp.
KISZKA, J. & VAN DER ELST R.P. 2015. Elasmobranchs (sharks and rays): a review of status, distribution and interaction with fisheries in the Southwest Indian Ocean. Chapter 11: 365-389. In: Van der Elst RP and Everett BI. 2015. (eds). Offshore fisheries of the Southwest Indian Ocean: their status and the impact on vulnerable species. Oceanographic Research Institute, Special Publication, 10. 448pp.
KISZKA, J. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2014. The state of knowledge on sharks for conservation and management. In: E.J. Techera & N. Klein. Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management. Earthscan, USA, pp 69-88.
MUIR, C. & KISZKA, J., 2012. Eastern African Dugongs. In E. Hines, J. Reynolds, L. Aragones, T. Mignucci, & M. Marmontel (Eds.). Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, USA, pp 84-90.

Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals

BOUVEROUX, T., WAGGITT, J., BELHADJER, A., CAZENAVE, P., EVANS, P.G.H. & KISZKA, J., 2020. Predicting harbour porpoise densities using habitat models in the southern bight of the North Sea inferred from platform-of-opportunity data. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 100: 481-489.
MCCORMACK, M.A., FIELDING, R., KISZKA, J., PAZ, V., JACKSON, B.P., BERGFELT, D.R. & DUTTON, J., 2020. Mercury and selenium concentrations, and selenium:mercury molar ratios, in small cetaceans taken off St. Vincent, West Indies. Environmental Research, 181: 108908.
LE BOURG, B., KISZKA, J., BUSTAMANTE, P., HEITHAUS, M.R., JAQUEMET, S. & HUMBER, F., 2019. Effects of body size, trophic position and habitat on mercury concentrations of sharks from contrasted ecosystems in the southwestern Indian Ocean. Environmental Research, 169: 387-395.
ROBERSON, L., KISZKA, J. & WATSON, J.E.M., 2019. Need to address gaps in global fisheries observation. Conservation Biology, 33: 966-968.
TEMPLE, A., WAMBIJI, N., POONIAN, C., JIDDAWI, N., STEAD, S., KISZKA, J. & BERGGREN, P., 2019. Marine megafauna catch in southwestern Indian Ocean small-scale fisheries from landings data. Biological Conservation, 230: 113-121.
WHITMAN, E.R., HEITHAUS, M.R., BRITO, N., GARCIA, L., RINALDI, C. & KISZKA, J., 2019. Effect of seagrass nutrient content and relative abundance on the foraging behavior of green turtles in the face of a marine plant invasion. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 628: 171-182.
BONNIN, L., ROBBINS, W.D., BOUSSARIE, G., KISZKA, J., DAGORN, L., MOUILLOT, D. & VIGLIOLA, L., 2019. Repeated long-range migrations of adult males in a common Indo-Pacific reef shark. Coral Reefs, 38: 1121-1132.
PIROG, A., RAVIGNE, V., FONTAINE, M.C., RIEUX, A., GILABERT, A., CLIFF, G., CLUA, E., DALY, R., HEITHAUS, M.R., KISZKA, J., MATICH, P., NEVILL, J.E.G., SMOOTHEY, A.F., TEMPLE, A.J., JAQUEMET, S. & MAGALON, H., 2019. Population structure, connectivity, and demographic history of an apex marine predator, the bull shark Carcharhinus leucas. Ecology and Evolution.
HEENEHAN, H., STANISTREET, J.E., CORKERON, P.J., BOUVERET, L., CHALIFOUR, J., DAVIS, G.E., HENRIQUEZ, A., KISZKA, J., KLINE, L., REED, C., SHAMIR-REYNOSO, O., VEDIE, F., DE WOLF, W., HOETJES, P. & VAN PARIJS, S.M, 2019. Caribbean Sea soundscapes: monitoring humpback whales, biological sounds, geological events, and anthropogenic impacts of vessel noise. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: 347.
WEIDELI, O.C., KISZKA, J., MATICH, P. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2019. Effects of anticoagulants on stable isotope values (δ13C and δ15N) of shark blood components. Journal of Fish Biology, 95: 1535-1539.
BEAL, A., KISZKA, J., WELLS, R. & EIRIN-LOPEZ, J., 2019. The Bottlenose dolphin Epigenetic Aging Tool (BEAT): a molecular age estimation tool for small cetaceans. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00561.
MATICH, P., KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R., LE BOURG, B. & MOURIER, J., 2019. Inter-individual differences in ontogenetic trophic shifts among three marine predators. Oecologia, 189: 621-636.
MENDEZ-FERNANDEZ, P., KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R., BEAL, A., CAURANT, F., SPITZ, J., VANDERSAREN, G., MONTONE, R.C. & TANIGUCHI, S., 2018. From banana fields to the deep blue: assessment of chlordecone contamination of oceanic cetaceans in the Eastern Caribbean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 137: 56-60.
RIEUCAU, G., KISZKA, J., CASTILLO-MONTOYA, J., MOURIER, J., BOSWELL, K. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2018. Investigating fine-scale shoaling adjustments of reef sharks using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) surveys and image analysis. Journal of Fish Biology 93: 119-127.
DIAMANT, S., RHONER, C., KISZKA, J., GUILLEMIN D’ECHON, T., GUILLEMIN D’ECHON, A., SOURISSEAU, E. & PIERCE, S.J., 2018. Horizontal movements and habitat use of satellite-tagged whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) off western Madagascar. Endangered Species Research, 36: 49-58.
BOUSSARIE, G., BAKKER, J., MARIANI, S., BONNIN, L., JUHEL, J.-B., KISZKA, J., KULBICKI, M., MANEL, S., ROBBINS, W.D., WANGENSTEEN, O.S., VIGLIOLA, L. & MOUILLOT, D., 2018. Environmental DNA illuminates the dark biodiversity of sharks in coral reef ecosystems. Science Advances, 4: eaap9661.
LAGABRIELLE, E., ALLIBERT, A., KISZKA, J., LOISEAU, N., KILFOIL, J. & LEMAHIEU, A., 2018. Environmental and anthropogenic factors affecting the increasing occurrence of shark-human interactions around a fast-developing Indian Ocean tropical island. Scientific Reports, 8: 3676.
BRAULIK, G.T., KASUGA, M., WITTICH, A., KISZKA, J., MACCAULEY, J., GILLESPIE, D., GORDON, J., SHAHIB SAID, S. & HAMMOND, P.S., 2018. Cetacean rapid assessment: an approach to fill knowledge gaps and target conservation activities in data deficient areas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28: 216-230.
SARABIA, R., HEITHAUS, M.R. & KISZKA, J., 2018. Spatial and temporal variation in abundance, group size and behavior of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Florida coastal Everglades. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 98: 1097-1107.
KILFOIL, J., WIRSING, A.J., CAMPBELL, M., KISZKA, J., GASTRICH, K., HEITHAUS, M.R., ZHANG, Y. & BOND, M.E., 2017. Traditional video survey methods undercount sharks at high densities: a comparison using conventional and newly developed full-spherical camera technologies. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 585: 113-121.
TEMPLE, A., KISZKA, J., STEAD, S., WAMBIJI, N., BRITO, A., POONIAN, C., AMIR, O.A., JIDDAWI, N.S., FENNESSY, S.T., PEREZ-JORGE, S. & BERGGREN, P., 2018. Vulnerable marine megafauna interaction with small-scale fisheries of the southwestern Indian Ocean: a review of status and challenges for research and management. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 28: 89-115.
BOLDOCHI, G., KISZKA, J., PURKIS, S., STORAI, T., ZINZULA, L. & BURKHOLDER, D., 2017. Distribution, ecology, and status of the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in the Mediterranean Sea. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 27: 515-534.
MATICH, P., KISZKA, J., GASTRICH, K. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2017. Trophic redundancy among fishes in an East African nearshore seagrass fish community inferred from stable-isotope analysis. Journal of Fish Biology, 91: 490-509.
MARTIEN, K.K., HANCOCK-HANSER, B.L., BAIRD, R.W., KISZKA, J.J., ASCHETTINO, J.M., OREMUS, M. & HILL, M.C., 2017. Unexpected patterns of global population structure in melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 577: 205-220.
MATICH, P., KISZKA, J., MOURIER, J., PLANES, S. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2017. Species co-occurrence affects the trophic interactions of two juvenile reef shark species in tropical lagoon nurseries in Moorea (French Polynesia). Marine Environmental Research, 127: 84-91.
MATICH, P., AULT, J.S., BOUCEK, R., BRYAN, D., HARVEY, C., GASTRICH, K., HEITHAUS, M.R., KISZKA, J., PAZ, V., REHAGE, J. & ROSENBLATT, A., 2017. Ecological niche partitioning within a large predator guild in a nutrient-limited estuary. Limnology and Oceanography, 62: 934-953.
DAMSEAUX, F., KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R., SCHOLL, G., EPPE, G., THOME, J.-P., LEWIS, J., HAO, W., FONTAINE, M.C. & DAS, K. 2017. Spatial variation in the accumulation of POPs and mercury in bottlenose dolphins of the Lower Florida Keys and the coastal Everglades (South Florida). Environmental Pollution, 220: 577-587.
HEITHAUS, M.R., KISZKA, J., CADINOUCHE, A., DULAU-DROUOT, V., BOUCAUD, V., PEREZ-JORGE, S. & WEBSTER, I., 2017. Spatial variation in shark-inflicted injuries to insular Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) of the southwestern Indian Ocean. Marine Mammal Science, 33: 335-341.
KISZKA, J., MOURIER, J., GASTRICH K. & HEITHAUS, M.R., 2016. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to investigate shark and ray densities in a shallow coral lagoon. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 560: 237-242.
VIRICEL, A., SIMON-BOUHET, B., CEYRAC, L., DULAU-DROUOT, V., BERGGREN, P., AMIR, O.A., JIDDAWI, N., MONGIN, P. & KISZKA, J. 2016. Geographic isolation and habitat availability as potential drivers of the genetic population structure of an oceanic dolphin in the Southwest Indian Ocean. Marine Biology, 163: 219.
DIRTU, A.C., MALARVANNAN, G., DAS, K., DULAU-DROUOT, V., KISZKA, J., LEPOINT, G., MONGIN, P. & COVACI, A., 2016. Contrasted accumulation patterns of persistent organic pollutants and mercury in sympatric tropical dolphins from the south-western Indian Ocean. Environmental Research, 146: 263-273.
LOISEAU, N., KISZKA, J., BOUVEROUX, T., HEITHAUS, M.R., SORIA, M. & CHABANET, P., 2016. Using an unbaited stationary video system to investigate the behaviour and interactions of bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) under an aquaculture farm. African Journal of Marine Science, 38: 73-79.
VAN BRESSEM, M.F., SIMÕES-LOPES, P., FELIX, F., KISZKA, J., DAURA-JORGE, F., AVILA, I., SECCHI, E., FLACH, L., FRUET, P., DU TOIT, K., OTT, P.H., ELWEN, S., DI GIACOMO, A., WAGNER, J. & VAN WAEREBEEK, K., 2015. Epidemiology of lobomycosis-like disease in bottlenose dolphins Tursiops spp. from South America and southern Africa. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 117: 59-75.
KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R. & QUOD, J.-P., 2015. Stingrays as possible facilitators for foraging trevallies in a nearshore sandflat. Marine Biodiversity, 45: 625-626.
KISZKA, J., AUBAIL, A., HUSSEY, N.E., HEITHAUS, M.R., CAURANT, F. & BUSTAMANTE, P., 2015. Plasticity of trophic interactions among sharks from the oceanic south-western Indian Ocean revealed by stable isotope and mercury analyses. Deep Sea Research part I, 96: 49-58.
KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R. & WIRSING, A.J., 2015. Behavioural drivers of the ecological roles and importance of marine mammals. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 523: 267-281.
ESCALLE, L., CAPIETTO, A., CHAVANCE, P., DUBROCA, L., DELGADO DE MOLINA, A., MURUA, H., ROMANOV, E., SPITZ, J., KISZKA, J., FLOCH, L., DAMIANO, A. & MERIGOT, B., 2015. Marine mammal and tuna purse seine fisheries in the tropical eastern Atlantic and western Indian Oceans: evidence for hotspots of interaction but low mortality. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 522: 255-268.
MATICH, P., KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R., MOURIER, J. & PLANES, S., 2015. Short-term shifts of stable isotope (δ15N, δ13C) ratios in juvenile sharks within nursery areas suggest rapid shifts in energy pathways. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 465: 83-91.
KISZKA, J., CHARLOT, K., HUSSEY, N.E., HEITHAUS, M.R., SIMON-BOUHET, B., HUMBER, F., CAURANT, F. & BUSTAMANTE, P., 2014. Trophic ecology of common elasmobranchs exploited by artisanal shark fisheries off south-western Madagascar. Aquatic Biology, 23: 29-38.
LE BOURG, B., KISZKA, J. & BUSTAMANTE, P., 2014. Mother-embryo isotope (δ15N, δ13C) fractionation and mercury (Hg) transfer in aplacental deep-sea sharks. Journal of Fish Biology, 84: 1574-1581.
KISZKA, J., LESAGE, V. & RIDOUX, V., 2014. Effect of ethanol preservation on stable carbon and nitrogen isotope values in cetacean epidermis: implication for using archived biopsy samples. Marine Mammal Science, 30(2): 788-795.
KISZKA, J., MENDEZ-FERNANDEZ, P., HEITHAUS, M.R. & RIDOUX, V., 2014. The foraging ecology of coastal bottlenose dolphins based on stable isotope mixing models and behavioural sampling. Marine Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-014-2395-9.
BOUVEROUX, T., KISZKA, J., HEITHAUS, M.R., JAUNIAUX, T. & PEZERIL, S., 2014. Direct evidence for gray seal (Halichoerus grypus) predation and scavenging on harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Marine Mammal Science, 30(4): 1542-1548.
PUSINERI, C., BARBRAUD, C., KISZKA, J., CACERES, S. MOUGNOT, J., DAUDIN, G. & RIDOUX, V., 2014. Capture-mark-recapture modelling suggests an endangered status for the Mayotte Island (eastern Africa) population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Endangered Species Research, 23: 33-43.
JEFFERSON, T., WEIR, C., ANDERSON, R.C., BALLANCE, L.T., KENNEY, R. & KISZKA, J., 2014. Global distribution of Risso’s dolphin Grampus griseus: a review and critical evaluation. Mammal Review, 44(1): 56-68.
FOSSETTE, S., HEIDE-JØRGENSEN, M.P., VILLUM JENSEN, M., KISZKA, J., BERUBE, M., BERTRAND, N. & VELY, M., 2014. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) post breeding dispersal and southward migration in the western Indian Ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 450: 6-14.
2013 and prior
QUEROUIL, S., KISZKA, J., CORDEIRO A.R., CASCAO I., FREITAS, L., DINIS, A., ALVES F. & BANDARRA N.M., 2013 Investigating stock structure and trophic relationships among island-associated dolphins from the oceanic waters of the North Atlantic from fatty acid and stable isotope analyses. Marine Biology, 160(6): 1325-1337.
PUSINERI, C., KISZKA, J., QUILLARD, M. & CACERES, S., 2013. The endangered status of dugongs (Dugong dugon) around Mayotte (Eastern Africa, Mozambique Channel) assessed through interview surveys. African Journal of Marine Science, 35(1): 111-116.
KISZKA, J., SIMON-BOUHET, B., GASTEBOIS, C., PUSINERI, C. & RIDOUX, V., 2012. Habitat partitioning and fine scale population structure among insular bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in a tropical lagoon. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 416-417: 176-184.
ERSTS, P.J., KISZKA, J., VELY, M. & ROSENBAUM, H.C., 2011. Density, group composition, and encounter rates of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the eastern Comoros archipelago [C2]. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 3(special issue): 175-182.
ELWEN, S., FINDLAY, K., KISZKA, J. & WEIR, C., 2011. Cetacean research in the southern African subregion (equator to ice edge): review of previous studies and current knowledge. African Journal of Marine Science, 33(3): 469-493.
ERSTS, P.J., POMILLA, C., KISZKA, J., CERCHIO, S., ROSENBAUM, H.C., VELY, M., RAZAFINDRAKOTO, Y., LESLIE, M.S. & AVOLIO, M., 2011. Observation of individual humpback whales utilizing multiple migratory destinations in the south-western Indian Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science, 33(2): 333-338.
JAUNIAUX, T., FARNIR, F., FONTAINE, M., KISZKA, J., SARLET, M. & COIGNOUL, F, 2011. Cytochrome P450 1A1 expression in cetacean skin biopsies from the Indian Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62: 1317-1319.
KISZKA, J., PERRIN, W.F., PUSINERI, C. & RIDOUX, V., 2011. What drives island-associated tropical dolphins to form mixed-species associations in the southwest Indian Ocean? Journal of Mammalogy, 92(5): 1105-1111.
KISZKA, J., SIMON-BOUHET, B., MARTINEZ, L., PUSINERI, C., RICHARD, P. & RIDOUX, V., 2011. Ecological niche segregation within a community of sympatric dolphins around a tropical island. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 433: 273-288.
SPITZ, J., CHEREL, Y., BERTIN, S., KISZKA, J., DEWEZ, A. & RIDOUX, V., 2011. Prey preferences and foraging niche segregation among the community of deep-diving odontocetes from the Bay of Biscay, northeast Atlantic. Deep Sea Research, Part I, 58: 273-282.
KISZKA, J., ERSTS, P.J. & RIDOUX, V., 2010. Structure of a toothed cetacean community around a tropical island (Mayotte Island, Mozambique Channel). African Journal of Marine Science, 32(3): 543-551.
KISZKA, J., SIMON-BOUHET, B., CHARLIER, F., PUSINERI, C. & RIDOUX, V., 2010. Individual and group behavioural reactions of small delphinids to remote biopsy sampling. Animal Welfare, 19: 411-417.
KISZKA, J., OREMUS, M., RICHARD, P., POOLE, M. & RIDOUX, V, 2010. The use of stable isotope analyses from skin biopsy samples to assess trophic relationships of sympatric delphinids off Moorea Island (French Polynesia). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 395: 48-54.
MOORE, J., COX, T., LEWISON, R., READ, A.J., BJORKLAND, R., MCDONALD, S., CORWDER, L., ARUNA, E., AYISSI, I., ESPEUT, P., JOHNSON-HICKS, C., PILCHER, N., POONIAN, C., SOLARIN, B. & KISZKA, J., 2010. An interview-based approach to assess marine mammal and sea turtle captures in artisanal fisheries. Biological Conservation, 143: 195-805.
KISZKA, J., VELY, M. & BREYSSE, O., 2010. A preliminary account of cetacean diversity and humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) group characteristics around the Union of the Comoros (Mozambique Channel). Mammalia, 74: 51-56.
GROSS, A., KISZKA, J., VAN CANNEYT, O., RICHARD, P. & RIDOUX, V., 2009. A preliminary study of habitat and resource partitioning among co-occurring tropical dolphins around Mayotte, south-west Indian Ocean. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 84: 367-374.
KISZKA, J., VAN BRESSEM, M.-F. & PUSINERI, C., 2009. Lobomycosis-like disease and other skin conditions in Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) from the Indian Ocean. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 84(2): 151-157.
ROSENBAUM, H.C., POMILLA, C., LESLIE, M.C., MENDEZ, M.C., BEST, P.B., COLLINS, T., ENGEL, M.H., ERSTS, P.J., FINDLAY, K.P., BONATTO, S., KOTZE, P.G.H., MEYER, M., MINTON, G., BARENDSE, J., THORTON, M. RAZAFINDRAKOTO, Y., NGOUESSONO, S., VELY, M., & KISZKA, J., 2009. Population structure of humpback whales from their wintering areas (breeding stocks) in the Indian and South Atlantic Oceans (wintering regions A, B, C, and X). PloS One, 4 (10): e7318. doi: 10.7371/journal.pone.0007318
KISZKA, J., MUIR, C.E., AMIR, O.A., COX, T.M., BOURJEA, J., POONIAN, C., RAZAFINDRAKOTO, Y., WAMBIJI, N. & BRISTOL, N., 2008. Marine mammal bycatch in the southwest Indian Ocean: review and need for a comprehensive status assessment. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 7(2): 119-136.
KISZKA, J., PELOURDEAU, D. & RIDOUX, V., 2008. Body scars and dorsal fin disfigurements as indicators of interactions between small cetaceans and fisheries around the Mozambique Channel island of Mayotte. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 7(2): 185-193.
KISZKA, J., MACLEOD, K., VAN CANNEYT, O., WALKER, D. & RIDOUX, V., 2007. Distribution, encounter rates and habitat characteristics of toothed cetaceans in the Bay of Biscay and adjacent waters using platform of opportunity data. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64: 1033-1043.
KISZKA, J., 2007. Atypical associations between dugongs (Dugong dugon) and dolphins in a tropical lagoon. Journal of the Marine Biological Association, UK, 87: 101-104.
KISZKA, J., MUIR, C. & JAMON, A., 2007. Status of a marginal dugong (Dugong dugon) population in the lagoon of Mayotte (Mozambique Channel), in the western Indian Ocean. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 6(1): 111-116.
KISZKA, J., ERSTS, P.J. & RIDOUX, V., 2007. Cetacean diversity around the Mozambique Channel island of Mayotte (Comoros archipelago). Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 9(2): 105-109.
ANDERSON, R.C., CLARK, R., MADSEN, P.T., JOHNSON, C., KISZKA, J. & BREYSSE, O., 2006. Observations of Longman’s beaked whales (Indopacetus pacificus) in the western Indian Ocean. Aquatic Mammals, 32(2): 223-231.
THIERY, P. & KISZKA, J., 2005. Description and interpretation of precocious strandings affecting harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Somme estuary (Picardie, France). Revue d’Ecologie (Terre Vie), 60 : 57-63.
KISZKA, J., HASSANI, S. & PEZERIL, S., 2004. Status and distribution of small cetaceans along the French Channel coast: using opportunistic records for a preliminary assessment. Lutra, 47: 33-46.

Reports submitted to international scientific committees and governments

KISZKA, J., TALWAR, B., MINTON, G., COLLINS, T. & REEVES, R.R., 2018. Cetacean bycatch in Indian Ocean tuna fisheries and perspectives from the 13th meeting of the Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission. Report submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, April 21 – May 6, 2018, Bled, Slovenia.
KISZKA, J., MOAZZAM, M., NIVIERE, M., SHAHID, U. & NAWAZ, R., 2018. Cetaceans in the tuna drift gillnet fishery off Pakistan (Arabian Sea): can we reduce bycatch at low cost with no impact on targeted species catch rates? Report to the Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch, Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, Cape Town, South Africa, 10-14 Sept. 2018.
SHAHID, U., MOAZZAM, M., KISZKA, J., FERNANDO, D., RAMBAHINIARISON, J., HARVEY, A., ROSADY, V. & CORNISH, A.S., 2018. A regional perspective on the mobulid ray interactions with surface fisheries in the Indian Ocean. Report to the Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch, Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, Cape Town, South Africa, 10-14 Sept. 2018.
KISZKA, J., BERGGREN, P., BRAULIK, G. COLLINS, T., MINTON, G. & REEVES, R.R., 2017. Cetacean bycatch in the western Indian Ocean: a review of available information in coastal gillnet, tuna purse seine and pelagic longline fisheries. Report to the Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch, Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, San Sebastian, Spain, 4-8 Sept. 2017.
OEHEN, S., REEVES, R., COLLINS, T., KISZKA, J., BALDWIN, R., LESLIE, A., NAWAZ, R., MOAZZAM, M., SHAHID, U., SUTARIA, D. & MINTON, G., 2017. Addressing bycatch in the western, central and northern Indian Ocean tuna fisheries. Report submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, May 9-21, 2017, Bled, Slovenia.
KISZKA, J. 2012. Bycatch assessment of vulnerable megafauna in coastal artisanal fisheries in the southwest Indian Ocean. A report to the South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (SWIOFP), World Bank, Mombasa, Kenya. 113p.
MANNOCCI, L. DOREMUS, G., KISZKA, J., LARAN, S., MARTINEZ, L., VAN CANNEYT, O. & RIDOUX, V., 2011. Habitat preferences of ziphiids: an analysis of physiographic variables associated to beaked whale sightings in French temperate and tropical waters. Report SC/63/SM12 submitted to the IWC Scientific Committee. 20p.
VAN DER ELST, R.P., HURBUNGS, M.D., SOONDRON, V.S., SANTANA AFONSO, P., MLEWA, C., KAMARDINE, B., RAZAFINDRAINIBE, H., CRAWFORD, R., BOURJEA, J., KISZKA, J., YONA, G.K., PAYET, R., QUATRE, R.A., 2010. Regional Data Gap-Analysis for Component 5 (Mainstreaming biodiversity in national and regional fisheries management) for SWIOFP. SWIOFP RMU, KMFRI, Mombasa, Kenya, 31 pp.
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